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To earn your motorcycle license in Indiana, you must pass both a knowledge test and an on-cycle skill test. Knowledge test questions are based on information from the Indiana Motorcycle Manual. They require that you know and understand road rules and safe riding practices. The knowledge examination consists of 25 questions, and 21 correct answers are required to pass.
1. You should increase your following distance:
on single-lane roads.
when it is windy.
during the day.
in heavy traffic.
2. ______ helps you absorb shock when riding over obstacles.
Rolling on the throttle
Using a higher gear
Pulling in the clutch
Rising slightly off the seat
3. Before changing lanes on a multi-lane road, you should check:
your turn signal.
only the far lane.
the lane next to you and the far lane.
only the lane next to you.
4. Decreases your chances of being involved in a collision by:
choosing an effective lane position.
wearing bright clothing.
maintaining an adequate space cushion.
All of the above.
5. When changing lanes on a multi-lane road, always remember to check the lane next to you and:
the lane in front of you.
the far lane.
the lane behind you.
the rear brake.
6. You can maintain an adequate space cushion by:
beeping your horn at close drivers.
adjusting your lane position as you ride.
speeding up when approached by tailgaters.
always riding in the center lane position.
7. Shifting to a lower gear causes an effect similar to using the brakes. This is known as:
engine braking.
engine breaking.
8. Riding ___________ reduces your chances of being seen.
alongside other vehicles
in the left lane position
with other motorcyclists
in construction zones
9. You can help keep your balance while riding by:
wearing light weight riding gear.
keeping your knees against the gas tank.
sitting as far back as possible.
locking your elbows.
10. In a staggered formation, the leader rides in the __________ of the lane, while the second rider stays one second behind in the ________ of the lane.
center; right side
left side; right side
left side; center
right side; left side
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IN DMV Motorcycle Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:21
Passing score:84%
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